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a policy through the colonial penn program. do you think they have coverage for me... you can get permanent coverage for less than 35 cents a day. you won't have to take a physical or answer any health questions. plus, your costs will never go up and your coverage will never go down. if you're between 50 and 85, for less than 35 cents a day. there are no health questions or medical exam. you cannot be turned down because of your health. so call about the colonial penn program, and ask one of their representatives about a plan that meets your needs. >> eliot: opponents of right-to-work laws argue that what those laws really do as president obama said yesterday is provide the right to work for less. proponents of right to work laws claim the laws spur economic growth and grant workers the freedom of choice. so who's right and who's wrong? joining me now to answer the question is mike elk a labor reporter for in these times. thanks for joining us. >> great to be on the show, eliot. >> eliot: who do you think gets the better about th
mccall joins me, president of the penn financial group. 63 bucks a head. that is not pocket change. >> no it's not. a lot of people say, what is $63. i spend that on dinner or a christmas present. what they don't realize multiply that by everybody out there that becomes a very, very large number. martha: right. >> as you mentioned a moment ago everybody has to pay for something. this will get passed down to employers which then will most likely pass it down to employees. most employers are trying to cut margins as much as possible to try to make them. when it comes to end of the day, you know what, this is part of obamacare. nothing i can do about it. it will be passed on to you. that will probably hurt wages of you and i. $63 will probably not change anybody's life. but when that is multiplied in economic environment where consumers are struggling, consumers make up 75% of the growth that means a lot. martha: a lot of taxes are kicking in automatically. there is so much focus on fiscal cliff and bush tax cuts that would expire. you have investment tax. this tax. three different on
had the opportunity to have a honeymoon. so i am the director of marketing at the omni william penn downtown. so we truly appreciate your service to the country and we want you to have a romantic weekend. so we are extending to you a two-night stay in our presidential suite. >> are you excited about the honeymoon? >> yes! >> it's been five years almost and no honeymoon. it's finally happening thanks to this guy. >> before the day was over, jeremy had one more very important person to thank. >> the reason why i'm here today, and the only reason why is because this man right here. he was with me the day i got shot. if it wasn't for him, i probably wouldn't be here. he's like my brother. [ applause ] >> everything that he went through, it's good to see the community giving back to him because he really did give so much to our country. >> it's really awesome, you know. never know how many people are there to support you until they show up. just like what they did here today. >> there was a lot of hard work that went on behind the scenes making this possible for the jackson family. so we
that because i paid that penn improperly. every person has the right to say i want to be paid what i'm worth in the market. perfectly fair. there are a lot of reasons for inequality. ways to get at that. progressive taxation, changing things properly. the biggest inequality in the united states is inner city education. half the kids in inner schools do high school. many of those kids are minority. it's wrong. it's unfair. it kills opportunity. we all want an equitable society. what makes it equitable? you can do it the way cuba tried. okay. well, then it will be equitable but it won't be much. i don't see people saying i want inequity. we want to lift society up so everyone's better off. that does not mean people don't have to pay people what they're competitively worth. if you don't want a free society, then start dictating what compensation can be. >> this conference is called opportunities for tomorrow. i want to get your sense in terms of where you think, in this country at least, and maybe globally, the next rate opportunity is, if you will. from an investing perspective. >> i've been a
compromised was, we decided not to bring donny deutsch on to talk about being a penn grad. >> that's true. that's a black eye on the legacy of the institution. i'm so sorry. >> went to wharton. >> joining us now, the president of the university of pennsylvania, amy gutmann, the co-author of the book "the spirit of compromise: why governing demands it and campaigning undermines it." i wonder if there's no better example than right now. >> yeah. we're in the midst of the perfect storm and the only solution to it is compromise. and for once, compromise isn't a dirty word in washington these days because they realize that as you saw even business leaders who stand to pay more with tax rate increases, joe, are in favor of them now. and why? because they know it's going to be part of a compromise. >> you say it's not a dirty word anymore. i agree. i just wonder if it still means what it means anymore? because when we get to something, it's not going to be -- i mean, i think probably the president will get what he wants out of it. i think the polls are leaning in his way. >> let me just stop you
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